Search for missing elderly woman continues; GBI issues Mattie’s Call

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The search for 84-year-old Willie Jo Greer, who has been missing since Monday, is ongoing. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Mattie’s Call for Greer, who is described as five feet five inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. She was last driving a green 2009 Kia Ronda. Maj. Dwayne […]

Deceased body located in closed Griffin motel

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body in a closed motel on North Expressway. According to Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates, the body pertains to an open case at the Sheriff’s Office. “I believe a deceased missing person was found there,” Yates said. “This person […]

Search underway for missing special needs teenager

STAFF REPORT ::: An active search is underway for a missing special needs Spalding County teenager last seen at approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office reports that Darrin Allen, a 14-year-old white male who is five feet nine inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds, was last seen wearing a blue jacket […]

Missing homeless man being sought

STAFF REPORT ::: Investigators of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a homeless man last seen in Spalding County. According to Investigator Phil Hammond, Joseph Miller Jr. was last seen Dec. 11. Miller is described as a black male with short black hair and brown eyes. He stands five […]

SCSO searching for missing person

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Griffin man, Timothy Allen Johnson. Johnson was last seen Dec. 5. Investigators actively working this missing person case report they have no clothing description, but say Johnson stands 5 feet nine inches tall and weighs approximately 178 pounds. […]

Missing elderly man located with teamwork and technology

SUBMITTED ::: On Wednesday November 15, 2017 the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Eddie Owens, 81 years of age, who was suffering from dementia, was missing and had not been seen since approximately 5 p.m. Nov. 14. Units from the Sheriff’s Office, Spalding County Fire and the Georgia Piedmont K-9 Search and Rescue team responded […]

Missing girl being sought

SUBMITTED ::: Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old. Breonna Colley was last seen on the morning of Feb. 8, at Spalding High School and later at the Zebulon Road Waffle House. She is 16 years of age, with brown eyes and brown hair. She is 5’ […]

GPD, SCSO searching for missing elderly man

SUBMITTED ::: Sheriff Darrell Dix reports that deputies from the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office are assisting officers from the Griffin Police Department search for a missing person. The helicopter and K-9s from the Georgia Piedmont Region K-9 Search and Rescue team are assisting ground personnel as they search the areas of Hammond Drive and West […]

Sheriff’s Office searching for woman whose whereabouts are unknown following wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to locate the female driver of a wrecked vehicle who has not been seen or heard from since prior to the early Wednesday incident. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, deputies responded to the area of Vineyard and Cowan roads in the early morning hours, […]